Summer Travel: Girlfriend Getaways in Utah; Food and Wine in Idaho

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Summer Travel: Girlfriend Getaways in Utah; Food and Wine in Idaho

Published 05/31/2010

(Boise, Idaho) – For those looking for a food and wine experience, Idaho has just the festival in June, while Utah hosts a variety of outdoor adventures for women this summer.

The second annual Savor Idaho comes again on June 13 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., and will once again feature a diverse assortment of Idaho wineries and restaurants. Taking place at the Idaho Botanical Gardens, the event allows the public to taste a wide assortment of Idaho’s restaurants and wineries. 30 wineries, 25 Restaurants, and 15 exhibitors are ready to make this one of the most memorable days of summer.

The event will welcome over 750 guests who will be greeted with a commemorative wine glass. For more information on this event, please visit Phone: (208) 455-8354 Fax: (208) 455-8364 E-mail:

For more information on each participant in Savor Idaho, contact them directly.

Wineries participating will be: 3 Horse Ranch Vineyards, Bitner Vineyards, Carmela Vineyards, Cinder, Clearwater Canyon Cellars, Coiled Wines, Cold Springs Winery, Colter's Creek Winery, Davis Creek Cellars, Fraser Vineyard, Fujishin Family Cellars, Hells Canyon Winery, Holesinsky Winery, Indian Creek Winery, Koenig Vineyards, Miceli, Pend d'Oreille Winery, Periple Wines, Sawtooth Winery, Snake River Winery, Ste. Chapelle, Syringa Winery, Terra Nativa Vineyard, Vale Wine Company, Weston Winery, Williamson Orchards and Vineyards and Woodriver Cellars.

Exhibitors include Creative Gift Baskets, Ketchum Kitchens, Upper Cervical Health Centers of America, WineTrails Northwest, Winery Seekers.

Restaurants on tap are: Ballard Family Dairy and Cheese, Bardenay Restaurant and Distillery, Berryhill and Co., Blue Sage Farm, Bon Appetit, Bonefish Grill, Brenda's-Simply Made Foods, Brick Oven Bistro, Chandlers Steakhouse,City Peanut Shop, Cool Hand Luke's, Cottonwood Grille, D'arcys Catering, Full Circle Exchange, Mai Thai, Melting Pot, Ono Hawaiian Cafe/Kannack Attack, Pamela's Bakery, Pampered Catering, Restaurant Eighteen One, Snake River Farms, Twig's Cellar, Zee Catering and Zeppole Baking Co.

Western River Expeditions announces a July 20-23 Girlfriend’s Getaway plus 2, 4 and 6-day summer-long adventures on the 100-mile stretch of the Colorado River called Cataract Canyon in Utah.

All programs include rafting and hiking in Canyonlands National Park with explorations of Native American culture and the thrill of 30 world-class white water rapids, camping equipment including cots, delicious meals, guides and return air from Lake Powell back to Moab, UT, where the trips begin.

The Girlfriend’s Getaway ( also includes daily yoga and optional massage. The rate is $1,205 per adult, including scenic return flight to Moab.

The two-day Cataract Express offers a 100-mile, thrilling adventure via motorized raft at $695 per person ages 12 and up, run weekly through early July.

Cataract Classic engages guests for four days of rafting and three nights of deluxe camping on the banks of the river and a little more time for side canyon exploration at $1,150 per person and $995 per youth ages 10-15, run weekly through August.

The six-day Cataract Ranch/Raft includes two nights at Sorrel River Ranch with an off-road Hummer safari and optional horseback ride in advance of a four-day river adventure at $1,730 per person and $1,560 for ages 10-15, run weekly through August.

There are direct flights from Denver to Moab; air service is also available to Grand Junction, CO, a 1.5- hour drive to Moab, and Salt Lake City, a 4-hour drive to Moab.



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